The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for R skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited R over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England / West Midlands
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 219 207
Rank change year-on-year +22 -12  
Permanent jobs citing R 32 24 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.62% 0.39% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.14% 0.90% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 29 19 10
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -20.93%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £35,000 £31,350
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £58,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.64%  

R is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2812 2672 2744
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 54.36% 42.94% 47.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2459 2225 2477
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

R
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing R as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for R in the West Midlands

R
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing R in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for R in the West Midlands

R
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing R in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for R in the West Midlands

R
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing R within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +13 18 £45,000 -10.00%
Birmingham +10 6 £45,000 +20.00%
Coventry - 3 £65,000 -
Solihull - 3 £55,500 -
R
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing R also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for R.

1 46 (85.19%) SQL
2 34 (62.96%) Python
3 24 (44.44%) Analytics
4 23 (42.59%) SAS
5 20 (37.04%) Degree
6 18 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (31.48%) Machine Learning
7 17 (31.48%) .NET
8 15 (27.78%) Marketing
9 12 (22.22%) C#
10 11 (20.37%) SPSS
10 11 (20.37%) Google
11 10 (18.52%) ETL
11 10 (18.52%) T-SQL
11 10 (18.52%) VB.NET
11 10 (18.52%) Prototyping
12 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
12 9 (16.67%) Data Modelling
12 9 (16.67%) Finance
13 8 (14.81%) PhD
13 8 (14.81%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 8 (14.81%) Hadoop
13 8 (14.81%) Master's Degree
13 8 (14.81%) Actionable Insight
13 8 (14.81%) Big Data
13 8 (14.81%) Data Analytics
14 7 (12.96%) NoSQL
14 7 (12.96%) Tableau
14 7 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
15 6 (11.11%) Statistics

R
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (42.59%) SAS
2 5 (9.26%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 11 (20.37%) SPSS
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (1.85%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) Skype
2 1 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.81%) Big Data
2 8 (14.81%) Hadoop
2 8 (14.81%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 7 (12.96%) NoSQL
4 5 (9.26%) QlikView
4 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (5.56%) MongoDB
6 3 (5.56%) Spatial Data
7 2 (3.70%) Data Lake
7 2 (3.70%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (3.70%) Neo4j
7 2 (3.70%) RavenDB
8 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (1.85%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.85%) DataStage
8 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (3.70%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (27.78%) Marketing
2 9 (16.67%) Finance
3 3 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.70%) Automotive
5 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (44.44%) Analyst
2 13 (24.07%) Developer
3 11 (20.37%) Data Analyst
4 10 (18.52%) C# Developer
4 10 (18.52%) Data Scientist
5 8 (14.81%) .NET Developer
5 8 (14.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (14.81%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 8 (14.81%) Marketing Analyst
5 8 (14.81%) VB.NET Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Analytics Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Analyst Programmer
7 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Database Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Analytics Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.56%) SQL Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) SQL Data Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (31.48%) .NET
2 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.70%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.85%) CSS
4 1 (1.85%) HTML
4 1 (1.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.41%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.85%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (44.44%) Analytics
2 17 (31.48%) Machine Learning
3 10 (18.52%) ETL
3 10 (18.52%) Prototyping
4 9 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 8 (14.81%) Actionable Insight
5 8 (14.81%) Data Analytics
6 7 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 6 (11.11%) Statistics
8 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (9.26%) MapReduce
9 4 (7.41%) CRM
9 4 (7.41%) Data Extraction
9 4 (7.41%) Visualisation
10 3 (5.56%) Data Migration
10 3 (5.56%) ERP
10 3 (5.56%) Mathematics
10 3 (5.56%) OOP
10 3 (5.56%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 46 (85.19%) SQL
2 34 (62.96%) Python
3 12 (22.22%) C#
4 10 (18.52%) T-SQL
4 10 (18.52%) VB.NET
5 5 (9.26%) MATLAB
6 2 (3.70%) C++
6 2 (3.70%) F#
6 2 (3.70%) Java
7 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.85%) Progress 4GL
7 1 (1.85%) Scala
7 1 (1.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (37.04%) Degree
2 8 (14.81%) Master's Degree
2 8 (14.81%) PhD
3 1 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Google
2 7 (12.96%) Tableau
3 4 (7.41%) IBM
4 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.70%) Cognos
6 1 (1.85%) Epicor
6 1 (1.85%) Infor
6 1 (1.85%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle
6 1 (1.85%) Rockwell
6 1 (1.85%) Sage
6 1 (1.85%) SAP
6 1 (1.85%) Siemens
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